Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Top; summit; culmination.

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Examples

  • The housing markets began to cumble because people were paying $4-$5/gal gas, and therefore could no longer afford their other bills, let alone consumer spending.

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  • Christine DeBacker: le sigh. i miss european forests. wishing i could be pulled from the ... daria: ahw i especially love these pictures and apple cumble is L O V E a spoonful of mint: Det var längesen jag läste boken.

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  • Obs. n., Heap, accumulation (French comble, fr. Latin cumul-um, heap, heap over and above a measure, summit, apex, etc.);
    Obs. v., To oppress, deprive of power; esp. to stiffen or benumb (acumble) with cold (French comble-r, to load, fr. Latin cumul�?re). Cf. cumber.

    August 13, 2008